Baseball Playoffs: Sumiton Christian to host Decatur Heritage in second round

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 4/25/19

The Sumiton Christian baseball team puts its season on the line today with a Class 2A second-round playoff series against Decatur Heritage.

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Baseball Playoffs: Sumiton Christian to host Decatur Heritage in second round

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The Sumiton Christian baseball team puts its season on the line today with a Class 2A second-round playoff series against Decatur Heritage.

The teams will play a double header at Sumiton Christian's Blair Field starting at noon. If the series goes to a third game it will be held at noon on Saturday.

Sumiton Christian (17-11) advanced to the third round of the postsason last year. If the Eagles are to make a return trip they will have to go through a fourth-ranked Decatur Heritage team that has won 10 of its last 11 games.

The two teams met early in the season with the visiting Eagles earning an 11-1 win at Blair Field.

Decatur Heritage (21-6) swept Fyffe 11-6 and 11-1 in its first round series. Sumiton Christian also earned a first-round sweep, ousting Ohatchee 5-3 and 9-3.